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Watts, May Theilgaard

Morton Arboretum Map


Identifier
3.19479
Format
color giclee print on white paper
Digitization Status
Digitized
Reproduction:
Reproduction
Dimensions
86 cm W x 33 cm H (Item)
Scale
1 inch = 400 feet
Extent
1 sheet
Type
Map
Date created
1943
Description
2014 reprint of The Morton Arboretum's first color map, circa 1943.

Detailed map of Arboretum grounds, showing roads, paths, landscaping, shelters, structures, enlargement of some specific features, hedge garden, some specific trees, and trails with markers numbered 1 - 42. Other features include a scale, a calendar, and a compass rose consisting of directions depicted with leaves. A highly ornamental border includes grid marks, as well as drawings of animal tracks and detailed drawings and labels of plants. The Morton Arboretum encompassed 813 acres at time of map. 
 
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Language
English
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